the Guam Palace Hotel Reflagged as Sheraton Laguna Guam Resort
|Singapore, 25th April 2007 - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide,
Inc. announces the opening of Sheraton Laguna Guam Resort and the
debut of Sheraton brand in key cities of Japan – Tokyo and Osaka
Following extensive renovation, the 318-room Guam Palace Hotel is now reflagged as Sheraton Laguna Guam Resort. Owned by Ken Real Estate Lease Ltd, the resort joins The Westin Resort, Guam ( currently in operation ) to offer travelers to this island all the distinguished signature services and experiences that guests come to expect from these two upscale brands.
"We are delighted with the opening of Sheraton Laguna Guam Resort, a perfect addition to Sheraton’s impressive portfolio of resorts in Asia Pacific. As the gateway to Micronesia, Guam’s economy has grown rapidly over the pasts 20 years, driven primarily by tourism," said Lothar Pehl, Regional Vice President of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Japan, Korea and Guam region.
Sheraton Laguna Guam Resort recently underwent over USD$50 million renovation
to its extensive facilities and grounds, including guestrooms and suites,
lobby, reception, meeting rooms and restaurants, and has added a new wedding
chapel, fitness center, spa and an extensive lagoon. This landscaped lagoon
will also be a signature feature of the resort. The resort now offers 318
rooms, 6 restaurants, over 8,000 square meters of landscaped lagoon, an
overflowing ocean pool, 740 square meters of meeting space including the
largest ballroom in Guam, a wedding chapel, spa, fitness center and a tennis
court. Sheraton Laguna Guam will also be the first international
resort to be located on the sunset strip of the island, offering guests
magnificent sunset views overlooking the Pacific ocean.
The debut of Sheraton brand in key cities of Japan – Tokyo and Osaka
Scheduled to be reflagged as of April 2007, the hotel has completed
some significant renovation work already and will continue to undergo additional
renovation to its existing facilities, including more guestrooms and the
health club. Upon completion of the renovation, the hotel will offer
492 guestrooms, 5 restaurants, over 3,000 square meters of meeting space,
a health club, a wedding chapel and a Japanese wedding hall.
Sheraton Miyako Hotel, Osaka
Scheduled to be reflagged as of April 2007, Sheraton Miyako Hotel, Osaka
will undergo additional renovation to its existing facilities, including
the guestrooms and meeting facilities. Upon completion of the renovation,
the hotel will offer 575 guestrooms, 7 restaurants, 400 square meters of
meeting space, a health club and three wedding chapels and wedding halls.
|Also See:||Premier Hotels & Resorts Reflagging the 318-room Guam Palace Hotel to the Sheraton Laguna Guam / August 2006|
|The Kintetsu Corporation Re-flagging the Miyako Tokyo Hotel and Miyako Osaka Hotel to the Sheraton Brand / March 2007|